Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South West
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 25 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing C 396 902 814
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.88% 9.21% 7.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.32% 16.04% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 361 628 616
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £31,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £60,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,213 5,622 6,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 55.86% 57.43% 59.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,673 4,545 5,384
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,350 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in the South West.

Salary trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in the South West over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Salary histogram for C in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +2 151 £45,000 - 16
Gloucestershire -18 133 £47,500 -8.65% 10
Somerset +34 50 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Dorset +28 24 £47,500 +28.47% 1
Devon +7 19 £43,445 +2.22% 4
Wiltshire -29 17 £52,500 +6.60% 5
C
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C.

1 151 (38.13%) Software Engineering
2 139 (35.10%) C++
3 137 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (31.57%) Degree
5 124 (31.31%) Python
6 93 (23.48%) Linux
7 85 (21.46%) Java
7 85 (21.46%) Security Cleared
8 79 (19.95%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (15.40%) Project Management
10 58 (14.65%) DV Cleared
11 54 (13.64%) Embedded C
11 54 (13.64%) C#
11 54 (13.64%) Mentoring
12 51 (12.88%) Analytics
13 47 (11.87%) Cybersecurity
14 46 (11.62%) SDLC
15 45 (11.36%) JavaScript
16 40 (10.10%) Windows
16 40 (10.10%) Scrum
17 39 (9.85%) Finance
17 39 (9.85%) Mathematics
17 39 (9.85%) DevOps
18 38 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (8.84%) Docker
19 35 (8.84%) SC Cleared
20 34 (8.59%) Systems Engineering
21 33 (8.33%) Jenkins
21 33 (8.33%) HND
21 33 (8.33%) JIRA

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (4.80%) Confluence
2 11 (2.78%) ArcGIS
3 8 (2.02%) JBoss
4 7 (1.77%) Apache
5 5 (1.26%) CMS
6 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.51%) WildFly
8 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.25%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (2.78%) SPSS
3 9 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.76%) InVision
4 3 (0.76%) Sketch
5 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) Simulink
5 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) Gephi
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Primavera
2 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.81%) AWS
2 16 (4.04%) Azure
3 9 (2.27%) Office 365
4 7 (1.77%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.52%) SaaS
6 5 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.26%) GitHub
7 4 (1.01%) DigitalOcean
7 4 (1.01%) GCP
7 4 (1.01%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.76%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (0.76%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.76%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (0.76%) Datadog
8 3 (0.76%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.76%) Serverless
8 3 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.03%) Ethernet
2 10 (2.53%) Software-Defined Radio
2 10 (2.53%) VPN
3 9 (2.27%) Internet
3 9 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.02%) Firewall
5 7 (1.77%) HTTP
6 5 (1.26%) Bluetooth
6 5 (1.26%) RS-232
7 4 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (1.01%) Wireless
7 4 (1.01%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.76%) IPsec
8 3 (0.76%) Skype
9 2 (0.51%) MPLS
9 2 (0.51%) OSPF
9 2 (0.51%) SSH
9 2 (0.51%) SSL
10 1 (0.25%) BGP
10 1 (0.25%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.05%) Big Data
2 19 (4.80%) MongoDB
2 19 (4.80%) MySQL
3 13 (3.28%) Hadoop
4 10 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.77%) Power BI
6 6 (1.52%) QlikView
6 6 (1.52%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.01%) Redis
8 3 (0.76%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.51%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.25%) HBase
10 1 (0.25%) Impala
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 33 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 33 (8.33%) JIRA
2 28 (7.07%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.53%) Selenium
4 8 (2.02%) Eclipse
4 8 (2.02%) Subversion
5 7 (1.77%) IDA Disassembler
6 6 (1.52%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.01%) git-flow
8 4 (1.01%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (1.01%) WiX
9 3 (0.76%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.76%) Maven
9 3 (0.76%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.76%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.76%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.51%) JUnit
10 2 (0.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (9.85%) Finance
2 31 (7.83%) Electronics
3 26 (6.57%) Public Sector
4 22 (5.56%) Aerospace
5 20 (5.05%) Retail
6 19 (4.80%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.54%) Military
8 13 (3.28%) Marketing
9 12 (3.03%) Legal
10 8 (2.02%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.26%) Banking
12 4 (1.01%) Games
12 4 (1.01%) Law
13 3 (0.76%) Automotive
13 3 (0.76%) Local Government
14 2 (0.51%) Billing
15 1 (0.25%) Advertising
15 1 (0.25%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 109 (27.53%) Software Engineer
2 51 (12.88%) Developer
2 51 (12.88%) Embedded Engineer
3 50 (12.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 47 (11.87%) Consultant
5 34 (8.59%) Systems Engineer
6 27 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 21 (5.30%) Analyst
8 20 (5.05%) Software Developer
9 18 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
10 16 (4.04%) Delivery Manager
11 14 (3.54%) Embedded C Engineer
11 14 (3.54%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 14 (3.54%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 13 (3.28%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.03%) Data Scientist
14 10 (2.53%) Agile Delivery Manager
14 10 (2.53%) C++ Software Engineer
14 10 (2.53%) Support Engineer
15 9 (2.27%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.81%) AngularJS
1 23 (5.81%) Node.js
2 21 (5.30%) .NET
3 16 (4.04%) React
4 14 (3.54%) HTML
4 14 (3.54%) Spring
5 13 (3.28%) Web Services
6 12 (3.03%) JSON
7 11 (2.78%) Anaconda
7 11 (2.78%) Hibernate
7 11 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
8 10 (2.53%) Django
8 10 (2.53%) RESTful
9 9 (2.27%) Kafka
10 7 (1.77%) Apache NiFi
10 7 (1.77%) CSS
10 7 (1.77%) EJB
10 7 (1.77%) HTML5
11 6 (1.52%) Java EE
12 5 (1.26%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (6.57%) User Experience
4 22 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
5 21 (5.30%) Algorithms
6 20 (5.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 20 (5.05%) Management Information System
6 20 (5.05%) VHDL
7 13 (3.28%) Verilog
8 11 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
8 11 (2.78%) Linked Data
8 11 (2.78%) Semantic Web
9 9 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (2.02%) Analogue Electronics
10 8 (2.02%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.52%) CPLD
12 5 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.26%) TMS320
13 4 (1.01%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 93 (23.48%) Linux
2 40 (10.10%) Windows
3 23 (5.81%) Android
4 21 (5.30%) Unix
5 17 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.29%) CentOS
6 12 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.01%) Fedora
9 3 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.76%) Debian
9 3 (0.76%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.25%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (38.13%) Software Engineering
2 137 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (19.95%) Problem-Solving
4 61 (15.40%) Project Management
5 54 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 51 (12.88%) Analytics
7 47 (11.87%) Cybersecurity
8 46 (11.62%) SDLC
9 40 (10.10%) Scrum
10 39 (9.85%) DevOps
10 39 (9.85%) Mathematics
11 34 (8.59%) Systems Engineering
12 30 (7.58%) Technical Leadership
13 29 (7.32%) Project Delivery
14 28 (7.07%) Data Analysis
15 27 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (6.57%) UML
17 25 (6.31%) Business Analysis
17 25 (6.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 139 (35.10%) C++
2 124 (31.31%) Python
3 85 (21.46%) Java
4 54 (13.64%) C#
4 54 (13.64%) Embedded C
5 45 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 31 (7.83%) SQL
7 23 (5.81%) Bash Shell
8 20 (5.05%) PHP
9 16 (4.04%) Embedded C++
10 15 (3.79%) Go
11 13 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.78%) Ruby
13 10 (2.53%) Apple Swift
13 10 (2.53%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.52%) Ada
14 6 (1.52%) Java 8
14 6 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.26%) Perl
15 5 (1.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (31.57%) Degree
2 85 (21.46%) Security Cleared
3 58 (14.65%) DV Cleared
4 35 (8.84%) SC Cleared
5 33 (8.33%) HND
6 28 (7.07%) Chartered Engineer
7 20 (5.05%) HNC
8 10 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (2.02%) CCNA
9 8 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.77%) PhD
11 6 (1.52%) CISSP
12 5 (1.26%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (1.26%) GIAC
12 5 (1.26%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (1.26%) MCSE
12 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (1.26%) SANS
12 5 (1.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.56%) Def Stans
2 15 (3.79%) HAZOP
3 10 (2.53%) IEC 61508
4 8 (2.02%) QA
5 6 (1.52%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.26%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.26%) GDPR
7 4 (1.01%) MISRA
8 3 (0.76%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.76%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.51%) ARP4754
9 2 (0.51%) DO-254
10 1 (0.25%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 35 (8.84%) Docker
2 20 (5.05%) Firmware
3 13 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.02%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.77%) VirtualBox
6 5 (1.26%) Xen
7 4 (1.01%) NFS
7 4 (1.01%) Samba
7 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.25%) Ceph
8 1 (0.25%) HDFS
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (7.58%) Ansible
2 10 (2.53%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.77%) Puppet
4 6 (1.52%) Terraform
5 4 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.01%) Nagios
5 4 (1.01%) OpenNMS
5 4 (1.01%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.01%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.51%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.51%) Kibana
8 1 (0.25%) Grafana
8 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.25%) Oozie
8 1 (0.25%) Proxmox
8 1 (0.25%) Salt
8 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (4.80%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.29%) Atlassian
3 14 (3.54%) Red Hat
3 14 (3.54%) VMware
4 13 (3.28%) Oracle
5 11 (2.78%) Apple
6 7 (1.77%) Tableau
7 6 (1.52%) Cisco
7 6 (1.52%) Google
8 5 (1.26%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.01%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.01%) Dell
9 4 (1.01%) EMC
9 4 (1.01%) NetApp
9 4 (1.01%) Progress
9 4 (1.01%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.76%) HP
10 3 (0.76%) IBM
11 2 (0.51%) Intel
11 2 (0.51%) SAP